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PostPosted: April 28, 2021, 9:28 am 
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As I recall there was a brief mention that it would "Probably be wrapped around a tree", which certainly sounds like Rally driving.
So if it's now just an overdone street car that is the wrong sort of mission creep.
I still expect to see it sold to someone for silly money before it ever gets on the road.


Ever seen the countryside around their shop... plenty of trees alongside the (very narrow) roads. They never meant it to be a rally car from what they've said/done many times during the series.

The only "mission creep" were the amount of brackets. :D :D :D

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Episode 34
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Episode 35 is up.
Boys are getting closer to wrapping this one up, but still a ways to go.

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I don't think they will ever be done!!!!!!!! LOL. I just can't get over the build quality. Russ

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Once they went for black carpet instead of vinyl I knew it was never seeing rally.

It's now an ice cream getter, on the one day the UK has sun each year. :)

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I watched probably the first 20 episodes, then lost interest. At some point, I think they realized that completing the car would slow their YouTube revenue, so it transitioned into dragging out the project for as long as possible. That's fine, it's their shop and shows off their fabrication skills, but along the way, the car's intent seems to have changed. Or, maybe it was us mistakenly thinking we knew the car's intent.

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Agreed. Why not sell it and move on to a new project to refresh interest? Anyone care to speculate what the next project should be? Tough to call anything a challenge. How about a Japanese kei car or mk1 renault twingo? Vespa Ape?

Probably concerned they could lose the whole viewership. Maybe a lead in request for comments about the next project.

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They're building the old book-bus car carrier concurrently, which will help keep the tubers rooted in the ground and watching.


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They have a MG sports car body that's been shown a few times. I imagine that'll come after Binky & the Escargo.
The racecar on a Sim budget series was interesting, too.

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